vaticinator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vaticinator an authoritative person who divines the future
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vaticinator One who vaticinates; a prophet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vaticinator One who vaticinates or predicts; a prophet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Vaticinator a prophet
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. vaticināri, -ātus, to prophesy—vates, a seer.

Usage

In literature:

Whereupon the owner of that soul deserveth to be termed a vaticinator, or prophet.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Her carmine lips vaticinated with an extraordinary rapidity.
"Under Western Eyes" by Joseph Conrad
Never had the vaticinating style of oratory a greater vogue.
"Thyrza" by George Gissing
The seers of Bagamoyo had delivered their vaticinations concerning this same Masika with solemnity.
"How I Found Livingstone" by Henry M. Stanley
Whereupon the owner of that soul deserveth to be termed a vaticinator, or prophet.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
What better is this than the absurd vaticination of Teiresias?
"The Consolation of Philosophy" by Boethius
How are we to regard the vaticinations of the heathen oracle?
"Roman Mosaics" by Hugh Macmillan
In one section of society I hear voices of melancholy vaticination.
"Prime Ministers and Some Others" by George W. E. Russell
Mr. KILEY'S gloomy vaticinations as to the disastrous effect of the Plumage Bill on British commerce met with no encouragement from Sir ROBERT HORNE.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 7th, 1920" by Various
But I will deal in no more vaticinations of Evil.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1" by Edward FitzGerald
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